Our undergraduate program in Pharmacology and Drug Development prepares you for graduate work in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry and other healthcare-related fields as well as careers within biotechnology research and development. Through innovative coursework and independent research opportunities, the program instills you with skills in pharmacology, toxicology, and medical product development and use. Graduates are positioned for employment at leading research universities and in industry, government or any research-centric arena.
Apply real-world knowledge to problems arising within pharmacology, toxicology, and medical product development and use
Compare and contrast laboratory, social and clinical research methods to facilitate optimum translational research
Produce and interpret research outputs with relevance to pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare projects
“We’re going to see incredible innovation in the next 10 to 25 years. This program will prepare students to be the leaders of this next wave of innovation.”
Daryl L. Davies
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, USC School of Pharmacy
Students in the Pharmacology and Drug Development major are eligible to graduate with honors by participating in a capstone project.